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Prints and Drawings Intern (Paid), Academic Year

The Department of Prints and Drawings is pleased to offer two part-time, paid internship positions for the academic year. Every intern receives training related to identifying print and drawing techniques, the care and handling of works on paper, collection database software, object-based research, and museum policy issues such as ethics and security. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with curators and conservators both on individual research projects and in the context of the regular operation of the study room.


Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student with a major in art history or studio art. Must have completed two or more years of college-level coursework in art history and/or studio art
Must be willing and able to commit to 2 full working days per week, as scheduled, for the length of the term (September to mid-May with 4 week holiday break December 24-January 21).
Must be able to attend 2 scheduled orientation/training days
Excellent writing skills and one or more foreign languages preferred (especially French, Spanish, Italian, or German)

Intern Information

Qualified candidates will be asked to come in for an initial interview, followed by an interview with 1 or 2 curatorial staff members. For candidates who are unable to do in-person interviews, skype or phone interviews can be arranged.

Length of Program: Academic Term
Compensation: $12.00 an hour
Number of Openings: 2

How to apply ------------

Send a cover letter and resume, including expereince and course work by July 15, 2018 to:

Kate Howell
Coordinator for the Department of Prints and Drawings Intern Program


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